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city. talk about drug wars gun running border security hassle. president obama's brief stop in mexico city was hijacked by a series of domestic and international issues. in washington defense secretary chuck hagel confirmed the administration is now seriously considering lethal weapons to syrian rebels. mr. obama ignored previous recommendations to arm rebels and still sounds hesitant. >> we want to make sure we look before we leap and what we're doing is actually helpful to the situation as opposed to making it more deadly or more complex. >> reporter: the president wanted to sound optimistic about immigration reform. mexico's economy grew to 3.9% quick last year reducing border crossings into the u.s. still, half the undocumented workers in america are from mexico. >> we're a nation of immigrants. >> reporter: marco rubio said an immigration reform bill he helped draft is in trouble, because it's too soft on border security. >> the part we still have to do some work on is this board every stuff. it won't pass the house and will struggle to pass the senate if it do
will come up. mr. obama doesn't want it to disrupt the bipartisan talks that are going on right now on capitol hill, but the new mexican president shares the same goals on immigration, le jij miezing the millions of mexicans living now in the u.s. that said mexican migration to the u.s. is currently at its lowest level in 40 years. the reason, mexico's economy is growing faster than that of the u.s. so both presidents may want to highlight mexico's economy as one of the best ways to curb illegal immigration. after a speech to them on friday, the president will go to costa rica for a meeting with central american leaders. he's due back here on saturday night. charlie and norah? >> bill plante, thank you. >>> and the obama administration is renewing its fight over the morning after pill. the justice department announced plans wednesday to appeal a judge's order. it removes all age limits for buying step-one over the counter. they reduced the age from 17 to 15 in hopes of a compromise. >>> an american citizen has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in north korea. kenneth bay has
. thank you very much, everybody. thank you, guys. >> and president obama marking 100 days into his second term. >> jason collins, had a chance to talk to him yesterday. seems like a terrific young man, and i told humim i couldn't be prouder. an extraordinary measure of progress we've seen in this country has been the recognition that the lgbt community deserves full equality. not just partial equality. not just tolerance, but a recognition that they are fully a part of the american family, and, you know, given the importance of sports in our society for an individual who has excelled at the highest level to say this is who i am, i am proud of it, i'm still a great competitor, i'm still seven-foot tall and can bang with shaq, you know, deliver a hard foul and, you know, for i think a lot of young people out there, who, you know, are gay or lesbian who are struggling with these issues, to see a role model like that, i think it's a great thing. i think america should be proud this is one more step in this ongoing recognition that we treat everybody fairly. and everybody is part of a -- part
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